NSF CAREER Awards
The National Science Foundation CAREER Awards recognize early career professionals with promising researchers who have the potential to serve as academic role models and lead their respective fields. These awards are among the most prestigious in the nation for up-and-coming faculty. Many recipients go on to receive big grants from government agencies.
The Office of Research recognizes more than 50 awardees, both past, and present. The office also offers faculty interested in pursuing this award the NSF CAREER series workshops. These workshops help faculty prepare proposals for this highly competitive program.
The Research Development Team within the Office of Research offers an array of services and resources to our faculty to help them prepare proposals of all sorts.
UCF’s 3 NSF CAREER Awardees Lead Advancements in Heart Health, Solar Energy and Wireless CommunicationUCF College of Engineering and Computer Science assistant professors Kenle Chen, Zhaomiao (Walter) Guo, and Luigi Perotti have been named 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award winners. The combined award total...
Another Record Year for UCF — 8 NSF CAREER Award WinnersThe U.S. National Science Foundation has named eight UCF professors 2022 NSF CAREER award recipients. All of the recipients are engineers by training who are working on interdisciplinary projects that...
UCF Sees the Average Number of NSF CAREER Award Recipients QuadrupleThe average number of faculty named U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER award recipients at UCF has more than quadrupled since the Office of Research launched a mentoring program in 2019....
UCF doctoral student Callie Veelenturf always knew she wanted to have a positive impact on the natural world. As a child, she idolized environmentalist Jane Goodall and aspired to become...